For a few short years, doubleheaders of Pennsylvania Railroad steam could and did occur at Strasburg. Here 4-4-2 7002 and 4-4-2 1223 have arrived at Strasburg, and are pulling forward to run aroun... (more)
From 1965 through 1989, a constant presence on Strasburg’s roster was Pennsylvania Railroad D16sb 4-4-0 1223. Here the classic 4-4-0 rolls past the shops at Strasburg.
Symbol freight PR-4 for Philadelphia comes booming down the valley through Lewistown Narrows on a summer afternoon. EMD, GE and Alco four and six axle power was prevalent at this time. That Centur... (more)
A pair of GP9s lead a string of jenny hoppers through the curves east of Mifflin on a June morning. Note that No.4 track (westward passenger) is eased into the alignment of former No.3 track to re... (more)
Traveling along a viaduct built in 1903 by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Amtk No. 649 leads a Regional Express westbound over the Raritan River and into New Brunswick, NJ. The historic two-story sta... (more)
New Brunswick Station - track side view of the historic 1903 built station.
New Brunswick Station
Train service to New Brunswick was begun by the New Jersey Railroad, northbound in 1838 and southbound in 1839. Its successor, the Pennsylvania Railroad built this s... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad's baggage & express building, built in 1918, located in Princeton, NJ, adjacent and south to the station (seen center left). This building was once connected to the 1918 bui... (more)
Rolling out of yesterday, PRR FP-7 9835 leads F-3 9547B and F-7 9787 through the big curve east of Mifflin, PA (approx. MP 153) just after 6am. Seeing an A-B-A set of Fs at this time was becoming ... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad's baggage & express building, built in 1918, located in Princeton, NJ, sits adjacent and south of the station (station would be to the left, not in sight). This building was... (more)
Pennsylvania Railroad's Princeton Station
Pennsylvania Railroad's 1918 built station located within the campus of Princeton University in (almost) the heart of downtown Princeton, ... (more)
We're Dutch-dooring it on the "Broadway" as it descends the grade around Horseshoe Curve on a rainy Sunday morning in October of 1977. Pennsy K4s No. 1361 (Juniata, 1918) is in view, in... (more)
Four Pennsy E8's on the lead of The General, shortly before the late afternoon departure time from Chicago's Union Station. From my collection, Photo by Walter Peters.
Restored PRR E8 Leading BM&R tourist train.
A below-the-rails look at PRR K4s No. 1361 (Juniata, 1918,) which has just made an unscheduled maintenance stop. "A simple engine with marine cylinders- with equally abundant steaming capaci... (more)